The State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has paved the way for construction of a new school to replace Harding High on contaminated property off Boston Avenue owned by General Electric. Read DEEP clean-up decision here.
Entries Tagged as 'General Electric'
March 6th, 2015 · 40 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
December 27th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: An open call for comments on plans to build a new Harding High School on a contaminated Bond Street parcel owned by GE drew written responses from a handful of people by the Dec. 18 deadline.
December 12th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Attended by neighborhood residents, educators and trade workers, a crowd Thursday night packed the Harding cafeteria during a public hearing on the proposed location of a new school on contaminated property owned by General Electric. More from Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Willie Vegas attended Harding High School. He has four grandkids who potentially will […]
December 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
Newly named Board of Education chairman Dave Hennessey and the newest member of the school board Kadisha Coates who supported his election Monday night, joined Mayor Bill Finch and interim Superintendent of Schools Fran Rabinowitz at Wilbur Cross School on Thursday to celebrate the city’s awarding of $4.5 million in federal funds for 180 new […]
December 5th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck: CT Post: Seated in the cafeteria of the 89-year-old Harding High School, a team of state, city and GE officials held an information session on Thursday trying to convince about 100 members of the public that building a new Harding High School on a toxin-filled former industrial parcel is safe.
November 17th, 2014 · 79 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education
In a September 2013 primary, insurgents wiped out the three Democratic-endorsed candidates for Board of Education providing an embarrassing political moment for Mayor Bill Finch’s education agenda and solidifying coalition control of school policy between the Connecticut Working Families Party and education advocates opposed to the mayor. What a difference a year makes.
Tags: Andre Baker·Barack Obama·Bill Finch·Carmen Lopez·CT Post·David Hennessey·Enrique Torres·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Gardner·Jacqueline Kelleher·Jim Callahan·Joe Larcheveque·John Bagley·Ken Moales·Maria Pereira·Marilyn Moore·Morgan Kaolian·Paul Vallas·Sauda Baraka
October 18th, 2014 · 45 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
John Bagley, the ex Harding High School hoop star who’s been engaged in disagreement with the city over construction of a new school, has resigned from the Board of Education. Bagley, a registered Democrat, was elected to the school board two years ago running on the Working Families Party line.
September 2nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
In January school board member Andre Baker is expected to receive the oath of office to replace the retiring Don Clemons in Connecticut’s 124th State House seat. Baker has not announced definitively when he will resign from the Board of Education. Initially, he said he would resign right after the November election, but might he […]
Tags: Andre Baker·Bill Finch·David Hennessey·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Gardner·Jacqueline Kelleher·Joe Larcheveque·John Bagley·Ken Moales·Sauda Baraka